In the event of a work-related injury or illness, all employees—especially supervisors—should be aware of changes to UT’s workers’ compensation policy and new requirements for helping employees return to work as quickly as possible. As always, employees who sustain life-threatening or serious workplace injuries should call 911 and seek treatment at the nearest emergency room. … Continued
Category: Employee Announcements
One of the greatest rights we enjoy as Americans is that of choosing our government leaders and to participate in that process. All UT employees who are eligible to vote are encouraged to participate in the primary and general elections.
On July 1, a new state law takes effect that allows Tennessee’s public colleges and universities’ full-time faculty and staff, who have handgun-carry permits, to carry handguns on campus. To implement the changes, UT has adopted a new safety policy, which also takes effect July 1.
From: UT President Joe DiPietro To: UT Faculty and Staff Re: Update on Federal Overtime Regulations Last week, I shared news with you that the U.S. Department of Labor has announced changes to regulations for paying overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. I would like to follow up on my initial message and share more … Continued
The U.S. Department of Labor proposed in June 2015 that overtime pay be required for all employees paid less than $50,440 a year.